I saw this super-easy hack on TikTok to create an organisation chart in PowerPoint. Start with a list and use tabs to create a hierarchy of staff. Then all you need to do is convert the list using SmartArt.
Here is a quick way to download all your Google Docs, Sheets and Slides as Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents. It saved me a lot of time!
Apologies…this is slightly over our 1 minute today….but I hope I am forgiven. Microsoft Forms are great but occasionally you may want to do something a little bit more dynamic to automate some tasks based on people completing a Microsoft form. The first step is connecting a form to a list with Power Automate, which… Continue reading #642 Automating Microsoft Forms with Microsoft Lists
Microsoft lists unsurprisingly allows you to generate web based list. You can share and collaborate on these lists with others. But why lists rather than shared excel sheets? The main advantage of Microsofts lists is that once you have your data in a list you can visualise it more easily in lists than excel creating… Continue reading #641 Microsoft lists
Jamboard is a free digital whiteboard app by Google. It’s great for collaboration – it autosaves your work and is easy to share with others to get their input. You can also export your Jamboard to PDF. Watch this 1 minute demo…
As we saw in #621 Hypothes.is [1/2]: Make reading active, visible, and social, Hypothes.is is a powerful digital tool for annotating webpages and especially social annotation as a group. As well as annotating web pages, you can also annotate PDFs as a group. Watch this video to show you how: For more ideas on how… Continue reading #625 Hypothes.is [2/2]: Annotating PDFs in your browser
The Alphabetizer is a free web-based tool that lets you – unsurprisingly – alphabetise lists. All you need to do is copy and paste your unordered list into the text box and click ‘Alphabetize’. It’s very useful if you quickly want to organise lists without using Excel or doing it manually. There are also other… Continue reading #603 Alphabetise any list with The Alphabetizer
WeTransfer is an easy and free way to share large files. You don’t even need to sign up for an account. It’s very handy if the size of the file(s) that you want to send someone exceeds the upload limit on your email client. To send a file(s) Select individual files or folder (you… Continue reading #581 WeTransfer: An easy and free way to share large files
If you’ve used a service like WeTransfer before, you will be pleased to know that Dropbox now offers a similar service to send files you don’t need to collaborate on. The benefits of this service compared to sharing a file on Dropbox includes: You can see how many times file has been viewed / downloaded… Continue reading #556 Dropbox Transfer
Webjets is a free to use, online planner, storage space and notes making tool. It gives you a huge whiteboard style space which you can use to organise your notes, create mindmaps and store links to content. Working in a team? No problem! You can add collaborators to your board and even publish it via… Continue reading #550 Need to plan a project? Try Webjets